The year was 1969. I was 16 and had just landed a job as a trainee recording engineer in London, England's hot music industry.
Singers, dancers, musicians and stand-up comedians are invited to apply for an opportunity to show off their talent at this summer's PNE Star Showdown.The PNE is accepting entries from across the province for the talent show where past winners include Michael Bublé and Carly Rae Jepsen, who cleaned up at the Juno Awards Sunday.
Mission's songbird Carly Rae Jepsen ascended into the upper echelon of the Canadian music scene Sunday night, as she took home three honours at the 2013 Juno Awards show in Regina, Sask.
Grade 12 students who are residents of Mission now have three more opportunities to obtain a post-secondary bursary, the Mission Community Foundation announced last month.
Delta Secondary grad Jared Manierka is on tour with two of Canada's biggest music stars.
The Junos made the call and Carly Rae Jepsen certainly answered - but so did the rest of the 604 music scene.
TWO Vancouver acts (Carly Rae Jepsen and Japandroids), and one who used to live on the West Coast but now calls Montreal home (Grimes), have made a big impact on the Village Voice's annual Pazz+Jop Critics Poll released last week.
Mission went a little bit crazy for hometown pop star sensation Carly Rae Jepsen in December.
It was a hometown stroll down the red carpet for Carly Rae Jepsen Monday night.
It's likely the only tournament on the competitive calendar where the scores don't really matter, and no champion will be crowned.
Singing sensation Carly Rae Jepsen is coming to the Clarke Theatre for her Home for the Holidays concert in Mission on Monday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m.
ARE you a lonely singleton? If so, have you considered hiring a wingperson?
For kids in school, it's the usual writing assignment on their first day back in class.
Every day this week, Lauren Carnovale is practising her singing at home; getting ready for her performance this weekend at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver.
- Summer Playland Festival at the PNE July 6-8 with two stages and seven acts per day. Tickets include access to 30 rides and attractions. For complete schedule visit spf2012.ca.
ONE up-and-coming Vancouver musician is getting ready for the biggest shows of her career to kick off the summer.
LOOK closely at the next Carly Rae Jepsen video and you'll likely see a North Shore face.
Justin Bieber tweeted about it. Selena Gomez and Katy Perry lipsync'ed to it. A mash-up of U.S. President Barack Obama speeches set to the lyric went viral on YouTube. Somebody even came up with a Corgi version of the song video in time for Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee.
Those who saw Steven Page play Surrey Arts Centre a few months ago also witnessed the guitar-playing brilliance of cohort Craig Northey, who strummed and joked around with the former Barenaked Ladies singer.